Five minutes spent watching any TV ‘talent’ show should be enough to convince you that singing other people’s songs well is a unique art. To truly cover a song you need to own it completely for yourself. You need to sing this is my song and actually mean it. So Brandi Carlile was brave to ask fourteen artists to cover songs from her album The Story. Thankfully the rich and diverse interpretations of her work on this charity album Cover Stories are more than worthy of comparison with the originals. Continue reading “Album Review: Cover Stories”
I know 2017 is only two and a third months old but there has already been some wonderful albums released by female artists in the Americana and Country genres. From this point on I intend to review albums as they are released but here is my list of what I’ve been listening to so far in 2017.